Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix.
And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix
Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>
A youthful Pratt. X103.9's Facebook fans may still be posting comments like "Maybe you guys can set around in your daily meetings and talk about how great the color red is and the wonders of wearing untied white high tops. You guys really screwed yourselves on this decision" and "Pratt? I though ... More >>
Payton CurryPayton J. CurryThe chef recently launched a pop-up concept at the Welcome Diner.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Cat Power Radio. It's been one of those weeks for me. I don't do radio at all.
What's the last song played ... More >>
Arcade FireSo, it's Saturday night and you are playing another show in front of an empty dive bar. You can't figure out why your Linkin Park tribute band hasn't become more successful. You've spent hours working on your bands MySpace page, you've worked hard to get your original stuff played o ... More >>
Nick Cave of Grinderman has been called out by a random 29-year-old shmoe who claims Cave ripped off his song to make "Palaces of Montezuma."Cave addressed the issue at a show in London on Friday, stating that someone is trying to sue him for supposedly basing the Grinderman song on his own. The ... More >>
Gear up, Valley Fans -- Lucero is coming to Tempe this NovemberIt seems every week, if not every day, I have a fantastic new show announcement for The Valley. This week's edition brings us Lucero, a Valley favorite judging by the last time they packed the Rhythm Room. Their sixth album and major ... More >>
Bonnie Prince Billy (a.k.a. Will Oldham) doing what he does best.
I've never seen Modified Arts as packed as it was last night during Will Oldham's performance as Bonnie Prince Billy. And it's no surprise why. More than 60 people jammed into the downtown Phoenix music venue to watch the iconic and ... More >>
Amazon takes their shot at indie rock's 100 greatest albumsThe fine folks over at amazon.com decided that the time was ripe to assemble a list of the best indie rock albums of all time. Indie rock is a genre either really easy to define or kind of confusing to define, but that sentiment did not hol ... More >>
Mathew Ward and Zooey Deschanel (a.k.a. She & Him).
We fully admit to our jealousy of Mathew Ward.
Not only does the Portland guitarist have an obscene amount of talent (which he's demonstrated much over the past decade on seven separate full-length albums), Ward's collaborated musically with ... More >>